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Brigitte Roth Tran

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California - San Diego, 2016
  • B.S., Economics, California Institute of Technology, 1999
Current Research Topics
  • Weather and natural disaster effects on economic
  • and financial outcomes; climate change
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2016 - present
  • Roth Tran, Brigitte (2019). "Divest, Disregard, or Double Down? Philanthropic Endowment Investments in Objectionable Firms," American Economic Review: Insights, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 241-256.
  • Roth Tran, Brigitte (2019). "Sellin' in the Rain: Adaptation to Weather and Climate in the Retail Sector," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-067. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Kruttli, Mathias S., Brigitte Roth Tran, and Sumudu W. Watugala (2019). "Pricing Poseidon: Extreme Weather Uncertainty and Firm Return Dynamics," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-054. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roth Tran, Brigitte (2017). "Divest, Disregard, or Double Down?" Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2017-042. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Roth Tran, Brigitte (2016). "Essays on Finance, the Environment, and Philanthropy," Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, San Diego.
  • Carson, Richard T., and Brigitte Roth Tran (2009). "Discounting Behavior and Environmental Decisions," Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, vol. 2, no. 2., pp. 112-130.
Last update: September 14, 2020